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Charles Adams Hale, American History educator. Named to Orden Mexicana del Aguila Azteca, 1983; American Council Socs., Social Science Research Council grantee, 1962-1963, 65-66, 76-77; John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation fellow, 1973-1974, National Endowment for Humanities fellow, 1969-1970, 92; recipient May Brodbeck award in Humanities U. Iowa, 1986. Member Academy Mexico History, Phi Beta Kappa.


Hale, Charles Adams was born on June 5, 1930 in Minneapolis. Son of Lloyd and Elizabeth (Adams) Hale.


Bachelor, Amherst College, 1951;Master of Arts, University of Minnesota, 1952;Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1957.


Instructor, U. North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1956-1957;assistant professor, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 1957-1962;assistant professor, Amherst (Massachusetts) College, 1962-1966;assistant professor, U. Iowa, Iowa City, 1966-1968;associate professor, U. Iowa, Iowa City, 1968-1970;professor, U. Iowa, Iowa City, 1970-1997;chair department history, U. Iowa, Iowa City, 1977-1980;professor emeritus, U. Iowa, Iowa City, since 1997. Visiting associate professor Stanford (California) U., 1967. Visiting professor El Colegio Mexico, 1991, U. Washington, Seattle, 1995.

Board editors Hispanic American History Review, 1970-1975, member of advisory board, 1977-1983, 90-95. President Conference Latin American History, 1979.



Member Academy Mexico History, Phi Beta Kappa.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: bicycling, tennis, carpentry, gardening.


Married Lenore Briggs Rice, September 6, 1952. Children: Elizabeth Adams, Charles Rice, Roger Rice, Caroline Hale-Coldwell.

Lloyd Hale

Elizabeth (Adams) Hale

Lenore Briggs Rice

Elizabeth Adams Hale

Charles Rice Hale

Roger Rice Hale

Caroline Hale-Coldwell Hale